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J.K. Rowling published ‘Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone’ on June 26th, 1997, and it instantly became a cultural touchstone. The Onion looks back at the most important moments in the 20-year history of the Harry Potter franchise.

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Frontier Airlines Tells Customers To Just Fucking Deal With It

‘You’re Uncomfortable For A Few Hours And Then You Get To Be Somewhere Else,’ Says CEO

DENVER—Noting that some discomfort should be expected while traveling to a faraway place in just a few goddamn hours, officials from ultra-low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines reportedly told customers Thursday to just fucking deal with it.

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Longest-Living Man In Recorded History Dies At 116

Jiroemon Kimura, a Japanese man who was born in April 1897, died Wednesday of pneumonia in his hometown at the age of 116, making him the oldest male known to have ever lived. What do you think?

  • “Those last 30 years can’t have been fun.”

    Sean McCray Motorboat Mechanic
  • “For the love of God, please tell me a morning news show asked him his secret!”

    Mike Newell Thread Spooler
  • “He died in his hometown? What a loser.”

    Judith Armstrong Jigsaw Operator

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